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October 2013 Consular Corner

Liam Schwartz has sobering news regarding DV cases in the Ukraine in the October 2013 issue of Consular Corner .

White House Blocks Visas for Certain Persons Contributing to Situation in Ukraine

Executive Order, Mar. 6, 2014 : BLOCKING PROPERTY OF CERTAIN PERSONS CONTRIBUTING TO THE SITUATION IN UKRAINE By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et...

Executive Order Blocking Entry into U.S. of Certain Persons Contributing to Situation in Ukraine

" ... By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including ... section 212(f)[*] of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (8 U.S.C. 1182(f)) ... I hereby find that the unrestricted immigrant and nonimmigrant entry into the United...

News Excerpts From the April 1, 2014, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin

DHS Issues Final Regulations on Sexual Abuse in Detention Centers | On March 7, 2014, the Department of Homeland Security issued a long-awaited set of final regulations applying standards required under the Prison Rape Elimination Act Standards to immigration detention centers. Among other provisions...

News Excerpts From the April 15, 2014, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin

USCIS Clarifies “Reason to Believe” Standard for I-601A Provisional Waivers | On March 18, 2014, USCIS sent an e-mail to stakeholders seeking to cure confusion surrounding the regulation that prohibits the granting of provisional waivers to noncitizens who the agency has “reason...

Executive Order Blocks Visas re Ukraine, Crimea

Executive Order 13685 of December 19, 2014 Blocking Property of Certain Persons and Prohibiting Certain Transactions With Respect to the Crimea Region of Ukraine By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International...